April 15, 2008
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Brown's 14th-ranked men's lacrosse team returns home for its first game under the lights at Stevenson Field on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. Live video and audio of the game is available for Brown fans that can't make it to the game.
The Bears, who have played their last three games on the road, are riding a seven game winning streak with an 8-2 overall record, and are unbeaten in the Ivy League with a 3-0 mark.
Brown lacrosse fans can now watch a live video and audio feed (with Mike Rubin and Mike Mancuso calling the play) of all remaining home games at Stevenson Field through B2 Networks. The games will be aired through Brown's athletic web site, www.brownbears.com . Fans wanting to watch Brown events via B2 Networks will need a high-speed Internet connection and a current version of Windows Media Player. Games will be sold on an individual basis at $6 per game.
Coach Lars Tiffany's team is coming off a thrilling 8-5 win over Penn at Franklin Field. Junior All-American candidate Jordan Burke, the nation's leader in save percentage and goals against average, made 19 saves, while juniors Jack Walsh and Kyle Hollingsworth provided the offensive firepower with three goals each.
The Crimson (4-6, 0-3 Ivy) battled #17 Princeton on Saturday before falling to the Tigers, 9-8, in overtime.
Brown and Harvard have met 57 times, dating back to 1926, with the Crimson holding a 30-27 series advantage. Harvard has won the last two games, including a 9-6 decision last year in Boston. Brown's last win came in 2005, with the Bears coming away with a 12-3 victory over the Crimson.
Burke, an All-Ivy and All-New England selection a year ago, has posted a spectacular 5.78 goals against average and a save percentage of .707. He was named the Ivy League and New England Player of the Week for his 19 saves against Penn, as the Quakers peppered the Brown net with 57 shots
Sophomore attackman Thomas Muldoon is the Bears' top scorer with 27 points, netting 21 goals and handing out six assists. Hollingsworth has tallied 13 goals and 11 assists, while Walsh has netted 12 goals with nine assists.